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ive had a period that lasted four days.and i just got ky prriod again in the same month

By Anonymous June 27, 2016 - 10:12am
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They recnetly found a cyst on my right ovary could this have something to do w it? And will this effect me having kids?

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Hi Anon

Thanks for your post!

Ovarian cysts are quite common and should not affect the majority of women who have them in terms of their fertility.

An ovarian cyst is a fluid-filled sac in the ovary. During the menstrual cycle, it is normal for the ovaries to make cysts. The largest of these normal cysts is usually less than an inch (2.5 cm). If you're taking birth control pills, then you usually do not form cysts larger than this size. Most cysts are small and benign. (Benign means that they are not cancerous). But, the larger ones can cause pain and other problems. When there is sudden and severe pain due to a cyst, it may because of:

Bleeding—blood irritates the surrounding tissue and causes pain
Torsion—the cyst twist around, disrupting blood flow to the ovary
One or many ovarian cysts can form.

Treatment depends on:

Menstrual status
Size and type of cyst
The main types of treatment are:

Wait and See
The doctor waits a few months to see if the cyst goes away on its own.

Birth Control Pills
If you have a functional cyst, your doctor may prescribe birth control pills . The pills may prevent other cysts from developing during the "wait and see" period. If you get cysts often, birth control pills decrease the chance of new ones forming.

Pain Medication
If your cyst is causing a lot of discomfort, your doctor may prescribe pain medication.

Laparoscopic Surgery
Pelvic laparoscopy may be recommended to remove a cyst if it:

Grows larger or reaches a size greater than two inches
Has some solid material in it, or other features
Causes persistent or worsening symptoms
Lasts longer than two or three menstrual cycles
Disrupts blood flow
If the cyst is not cancerous, often just the cyst can be removed. However, in some cases, your whole ovary may need to be removed. If the cyst is cancerous, you may have both ovaries and uterus removed. This requires an open surgical procedure .

If you are diagnosed with an ovarian cyst, follow your doctor's instructions .

Anon, most cysts come and go all the time. Some women get them nearly every month and they disappear on their own. The vast majority of cysts are harmless but annoying.

Cysts can certainly interfere with the menstrual cycle. But if you got your period at the beginning of this month and just got it again - that's normal.
If not, the birth control pill is an option to help with this. Again, talk to your doctor.

Read more here: http://www.empowher.com/ovarian-cysts/content/what-ovarian-cyst

I hope this information helps you!


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